Economic headwinds stressing out consumers - index

2017-06-26 10:42

Uncertainties in the economy are adding pressure to consumers, who are feeling more financially stressed, an index shows.

Save on your weekly grocery shop with these 9 no-brainer tactics

2017-05-03 14:30

Raise your food shopping game and start saving.

Financial pressures hurt SA's household savings

2016-12-11 14:01

Low saving by government and households contributed to the overall decline in the national gross savings level for the third quarter.

Retirement: It's time to take your head out of the sand

2016-09-01 16:59

Many people struggle to make ends meet after retiring. We look at some steps you can take to ensure that you can enjoy the decades following retirement.

50 tips to help you save thousands and make you feel better

2016-07-27 13:09

Many people are easily influenced by what the advertisers tell them because they lack critical thinking to discern between a need and a want, says a counsellor.

How small businesses can save money

2016-07-13 12:50

Small businesses need to make sure they have money saved for unexpected emergencies, and future expansion plans.

Consumers cut living expenses, but aren't saving

2016-07-05 10:50

Economically strained households are cutting back on a number of living expenses, the Old Mutual Savings Investment Monitor has revealed.

Find the right financial products for your needs

2016-05-10 10:21

Overwhelmed by the diverse number of financial products on the market? A new digital platform can help you find the right products that suit your needs.

Taking control of your debt

2016-02-16 13:22

Consumers need to take a hard look at their debt given the current economic conditions. Eunice Sibiya, head of consumer education at FNB, gives advice on how you can manage your debt.

Cost saving tips for businesses in 2016

2016-01-20 13:30

The unpredictable economy makes for a tough year ahead. Businesses may consider restructuring and letting people go to cut costs. However, there are other ways cut costs.


Do you teach your kids about money?

2017-05-10 09:51

Teach your child about the reality of money by drawing from everyday moments.

You’re nearing your 40s – have you invested wisely?

2017-03-16 13:01

It’s never too late to start saving, but once you enter your late 30s, it’s time to take stock of your savings and consider whether you are up to speed with regard to your financial goals.

Retirement Guide: Part 3

2016-11-18 10:05

In part 3, we discuss what your priorities should be during each stage of your life with regard to saving, and provide some tips on how to control your spending.

How to choose a tax-free savings product

2016-08-04 10:46

Last March, government introduced tax-free savings accounts, which allows South Africans to invest R30 000 a year. We asked five financial experts which products they like the most.

Use shares as savings

2016-07-14 16:39

South Africans are bad at saving and current market volatility is not helping. However, no matter the market conditions, saving and investing should form part of your lifestyle.

What saving means for the economy

2016-07-06 21:00

Improved savings by households, companies and government can eventually finance investment which stimulates economic growth.

Don't underestimate the power of compound interest

2016-06-15 14:53

Mathias Sithole, head of public sector and corporate consulting at Liberty Corporate, discusses the value of understanding compound interest.

Do you have the right budget for your lifestyle?

2016-03-30 15:30

Where should your hard-earned money go? Paul Nixon, Head of Investment Product Enablement at Barclays Africa shares how a budget can help you allocate your money wisely.

Smart things to do with your money in your 20s

2016-02-02 08:00

You’ve just graduated and started working, and now you have access to a salary. Experts share their tips on how to be smart with your money.

Five steps to a healthy relationship with your money

2016-01-15 06:30

Money – we love to have it and hate to see it go. Three experts share their views on how to fix this love-hate relationship.

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